You can use the spell checker in Outlook Web Access when sending emails. By default, this option is turned off in OWA. This article will guide you through enabling the spell checker. Once it is enabled, all words that were misspelled will be underlined.

See instructions for OWA in Exchange 2010 and Exchange 2007.

Note: OWA for Exchange 2013 and for Exchange 2010 SP3 in IE 10 relies on the web browser for spell checking.

OWA for Exchange 2010

  1. Log in to Webmail at https://exchange.intermedia.net/aspx/Login.aspx using your credentials.
  2. Navigate to Options (top right corner) > See all options:
  3. Go to Settings > Spelling tab and turn on the spell checker:
    Check the box 'Always check spelling before sending,' select the dictionary and Save changes:


    Create a new email and click Check Spelling:
  4. Your spelling will be checked even if you do not click Check Spelling. When you try to send an email with misspells you will be notified:




    To correct the spelling right-click on the underlined word to see suggestions.
  5. If you need to change the language you can do it in the new email options:

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OWA for Exchange 2007

  1. Log in to Webmail at https://exchange.intermedia.net/aspx/Login.aspx using your credentials.
  2. Click on Options (top right corner):
  3. Click on Spelling and turn on the spell checker:
    Check the box 'Always check spelling before sending,' select the dictionary and Save changes:

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